Funding

Many math departments have funding options available for graduate students to travel to conferences. You may not even be aware of what's available until you ask! To facilitate maximal use of conference funds, we ask you to seek out possible funding from your home institution.

If sufficient funding is not available to you from such sources, the Conference will have a limited amount of funding available to reimburse attendees for travel and lodging expenses. Funding applications are due by February 27, 2008. Please talk to us before you let any lack of funding prevent you from attending the conference!

If you applied for funding, you should have received an email stating the amount the conference will be able to fund you. Due to the number of participants and a large increase in requests for funding, it doesn't look like we'll be able to fund everyone as much as we'd like. Please do your best to find other funding sources, as every dollar you don't use is a dollar that can go toward bringing another graduate student to the conference. If you applied for funding but didn't receive an award email, please let us know. Please let us know by March 21 if you plan to accept the funding (and especially let us know if you have found other funding and don't need the entire amount).

If you are offered funding support in the form of travel reimbursement, please note that your trip must be on U.S. airline flights or we cannot reimburse you for the ticket! Our funding from the United States National Science Foundation has restrictions for travel that we must follow: "Any air transportation to, from, between, or within a country other than the U.S. of persons or property, the expense of which will be assisted by NSF funding, must be performed by or under a code-sharing arrangement with a U.S.-flag air carrier if service provided by such a carrier is available. Tickets (or documentation for electronic tickets) must identify the U.S. flag air carrier's designator code and flight number." For details, see Section VI.G.3 of NSF award administration guide.

GSCC 2008 is supported by UC Davis Mathematics, NSF VIGRE Grant No. DMS-0636297, NSF Grant No. DMS-0752864, and D. E. Shaw.